Products and services


2. Physical Oceanography

a. Numerical modeling

i. Model set-up for a particular domain

ii. Performing simulations

iii. Visualization of the results

3. Working with oceanographic data

b. Data acquisition

c. Basic data analysis (quality control, basic statistics, visualization using graphs)

d. Advanced analysis (spatial-temporal data mining)

4. Statistical consulting on experimental design, analysis and data intepretation, statistical data analysis

5. Determination of chlorophyll a in seawater and sediment samples using fluorometric method

6. Identification and counting of toxic phytoplankton species: Certificate of Proficiency in Identification of Harmful Marine Microalgae (issued by IOC, University of Copenhagen)

7. Determination of taxonomic composition and abundance of natural phytoplankton by means of inverted microscope (Utermöhl (1958) method)

8. Measurements of phytoplankton primary production using radioactive isotope 14C (Steeman Nielsen (1952) method); estimation of annual primary production

9. Assessment of the ecological status of the sea using phytoplankton

10. Setting up monitoring programmes for phytoplankton following WFD 2000/60/EC, MSFD 2008/56/EC and UNEP/MAP Barcelona Convention

11. Mussels (enzymatic tests in Mytilus galloprovincialis GST, AcHE, CAT, SOD, TBARS, micronuclei test, Comet assay, those tests are applicable in routine monitoring programs and in research studies)

14. Fish enzymatic test EROD to detect the effect of PAH and PCB in fish liver- established biomarker, also used under ICES biomonitoring programm, applicable in ecotoxicological studies and routine monitoring programms

19. TOC and TN analysis: Measuring total organic carbon (TOC) and total nitrogen (TN) in marine samples.

20. Elementar CHNS analysis: Measuring the content of C, H, N and S in various samples:

21. 21. Determination of microbial abundances using flowcytometer (BD Accuri C6)

22. Measurment of radioactive compounds using liquid scintillation counter

23. Microscopy (epifluorescent microscope Olympus BX51)

24. Isolation of prokaroytic DNA from complex natural samples

25. Determination of microbial community composition using molecular bioloyg techniquessediments, zooplankton, jellyfish, filters (particulate organic matter – POM)…